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disability studies News Archive


CBC: New book explores the history of disability from ancient Greece to modern day

December 4, 2017 — 
A new book co-edited by a University of Manitoba professor is exploring the role people with disabilities have played throughout history in cultures across the world

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Celebrating the strength of women

February 21, 2017 — 
AESES and the University of Manitoba’s Office of the President jointly host the 15th annual International Women’s Day Dinner on March 6th

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American disability activist Simi Linton.

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An invitation to dance: Disability studies events highlight interdisciplinary possibilities

March 30, 2015 — 
Activists Simi Linton and Christian von Tippelskirch on campus

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Response to ‘Better dead than disabled, I don’t think so’

February 27, 2015 — 
Letter to the editor



Better dead than disabled, I don’t think so!

February 13, 2015 — 
A response to the recent decision by the Supreme Court of Canada by Nancy Hansen, director of Disability Studies at the U of M

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